Advancement at the Board
Advancing within a Job Family
Board employees can advance in their careers without changing
the focus of their work. The Board groups similar jobs within job families.
This allows employees to move up without changing jobs. Each job family
begins with positions at a certain grade level and advances to more complex
jobs at higher grade levels.
Some jobs have career ladders consisting of different levels
of responsibility. A career ladder progression is a grade increase based
on an employee's proven ability to perform satisfactorily at the next
grade level. Career ladder progressions can be achieved up to the full-performance
level within a career ladder. The full-performance level is the highest
level that one can attain within a career ladder without competing for